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 Switch & Potentiometer Boots  ::  Sealed Switch Panel Bushings
 
Bushing Seals for use with Sealed Switches     
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Protect Against & Prevent Seepage/Leakage Through Switch Panel Cutout

These reusable self-sealing washers are designed for use with popular sealed switches and circuit breakers. While such sealed switches are designed to tolerate hostile environments (such as salt spray, wash-downs, lubricating fluids, weather, dust and other contaminants) that may compromise reliable switch operation, they typically do not seal the panel cutout in which they are mounted. Hence, these same contaminants may “leak past” the bushing through the panel cutout causing equipment/system failures.

Designed to prevent such leakage, each is fabricated from a stainless steel washer with a bonded high-tear strength silicone rubber sealing ring. The soft resilient ring conforms to the panel surface to seal out harmful contaminants.

• Seals the panel cutout in which the circuit breaker is mounted, protecting behind-panel components from dirt/moisture. No O-ring required.
• Reusable in the event the switch or circuit breaker fails and replacement is needed.
• Easy to install without the need for special tools, sealing compounds, sealing tapes, et al.
• Does not compromise switch or circuit breaker performance.
• Meets stringent Military, UL and Canadian National Standards regarding environmental requirements for electrical enclosures.
• UL Recognized for Type 4X & Type 6 enclosure protection.
• Meets IEC IP66/68 enclosure protection


SPECIFICATIONS

Material
Stainless steel with bonded silicone rubber conforms to A-A-59588 GR. 50 (both sides P/N 60064; one side only P/N 60225)

Temperature Range
-94°F to +400°F (-70°C to +204°C)

Mounting
Either Front or Behind Panel

Shelf Life
In excess of 25 years

Resistant to
Salt spray, sunlight, ozone, weather, fungus, and most acids and lubricating oils

Agency Recognition
UL-Recognized to UL Std. 50, Types 1, 2, 3(R)(S), 4(X), 6, 12 & 13. UL Recognition also includes compliance with Canadian National Standards.


About APM's Sealing Boots Division:
The Electronics Division of APM HEXSEAL develops and manufactures environmental protection sealing components for controls that are mounted on switches, potentiometers, encoders, and circuit breakers. Using advanced elastomer molding technology, a broad range of sealing boots are produced to match most controls manufactures’ standard part numbers. Most are IP66/68 ingress protection rated and UL Recognized as meeting applicable Canadian and USA enclosure protection standards.

About APM's Self-Sealing Fastener Division:
The APM line of high-pressure, reusable, self-sealing fasteners includes self-sealing screws, self-sealing nuts, self-sealing bolts, self-sealing rivets, and self-sealing washers, all designed to seal in/out air, water, lubricants and other liquid or gaseous contaminants. This sealing hardware is available in Imperial (inch) and metric sizes with various sealing material and thread-locking options, most of which are UL Recognized Components for Canada and the USA.


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